challenge yourself for street child!

Street Child simply couldn't function without the support of incredible people raising sponsorship by participating in our events or through setting up their own.

Run, trek, jump, cycle, skip, walk, swim, sled, bungee, ski, dash, sleep, or cook; whatever you choose, challenge yourself and others to raise vital funds for Ebola orphans, or adolescent girls, and really achieve something amazing. 

By joining our team of epic runners or challengers, you will get regular personal fundraising support and access to training tips, fundraising prizes, plus a Street Child running vest to model on the day.

Here’s what we have going on in 2017/18 – if you are interested in securing your place in the following unique and memorable challenge events, both at home and overseas, email challenge@street-child.us or call 510 693 4460.

Berlin Marathon

24 September 2017, Berlin, Germany 

Inspired by the London Marathon? Now is the perfect time to sign up and join Street Child as we take on Berlin. One of the founding five World Marathon Majors the Berlin Marathon is one of the world’s fastest (and flattest!) marathon routes....

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Nepal Marathon

18 November 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal

Stay in The Athletes Village and wake to the breathtaking Himalayan mountain range, right in front of you. We will introduce runners to our new projects in Nepal, developed in the wake of the earthquakes of 2015. 

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Paris Half Marathon

4 March 2018, Paris, France

Street Child has a number of charity places available for this prestigious race, with the legendary course taking you through the most beautiful (and romantic!) city in the world!

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Paris Marathon

8 April 2018, Paris, France

This event meanders along the avenues of the Bois de Vincennes and the boulevards and streets of the 12th Arrondissement, before entering the French capital's city center for a loop around the Hôtel de Ville.

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Amsterdam Marathon

15 October 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Street Child has a number of places available for this stunning race that follows the Olympic route along the Amstel River, past stately homes and, of course, past some classic Dutch windmills! 

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Barcelona Half Marathon

11 February 2018, Barcelona, Spain

The course takes you through the center of the city and includes main landmarks such as the Camp Nou (the home of Barcelona FC), Sagrada Familia, and the Parc de Cuitdadella, and finishes a short distance from La Rambla.

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Barcelona Marathon

11 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain

The course takes you through the center of the city and out to the legendary Camp Nou (the home of Barcelona FC) before taking in Gaudi's epic Sagrada Familia.

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Sierra Leone Marathon

27 May 2018, Makeni, Sierra Leone

Street Child's stunning award-winning Sierra Leone Marathon is the only international marathon where runners are united behind the same fundraising goal and get to meet the children they are fundraising to support.  

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Other challenge events

If you feel like staying closer to home, why not find a local event to enter instead? You don't have to have a Street Child place to decide to fundraise for us. Once you have chosen your activity, you can set up an online fundraising page to make it easier for friends and family to sponsor you, via Crowdrise. All entrants will get a running shirt and a medal, as long as you raise more than $50. Register, set up your Crowdrise page and get started raising funds today! Call us if you have any questions on 510 693 4460.